Deaths in Film & TV on February 22

  • 1949 Russell Porter, actor (Betsy, Hanna's War, British Empire), dies
  • 1957 Harry Sothern, British actor (Blind Wives, Buck Rogers), dies at 72
  • 1959 Helen Parrish, actress (Hour Glass), dies of cancer at 36
  • 1964 Edie Martin, actor (Titfield Thunderbolt), dies at 84
  • 1967 Joe Forte, actor (Horwitz-Life With Luigi), dies at 70
  • 1971 Barry Macollum, actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 81
  • 1971 Matt McHugh, American actor (Taxi, Freaks, Barbary Coast, Innocent Affair), dies at 77
  • 1973 Katina Paxinou, actress (For Whom the Bell Tolls, Zita), dies at 72
  • 1976 Angela Baddeley, actress (Speckled Band), dies at 71
  • 1977 Edith Barrett, actress (Molly & Me, Ghost Ship), dies at 64
  • 1978 Ilka Chase, actress (Masquerade Party, Trials of O'Brien), dies at 74
  • 1980 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), murdered in his New York apartment at 46
  • 1985 Alexander Scourby, American actor (Victory at Sea, Ransom), dies at 71

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1987 Andy Warhol, American pop artist and film producer (Frankenstein, Bad), dies of a heart attack at 58

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  • 1987 David Susskind, TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show), dies at 66
  • 1989 Joan Woodbury, American actress (Super Sleuth, Northwest Trail), dies at 73
  • 1990 Stephen Burns, actor (Casey's Shadow), dies
  • 1995 Ed Flanders, actor (Dr Westphall-St Elsewhere), commits suicide at 60
  • 1997 Frank Launder, director/scriptwriter, dies at 91
  • 2003 Daniel Taradash, American screenwriter (b. 1913)
  • 2005 Simone Simon, French actress (b. 1910)
  • 2005 Lee Eun Ju, Korean actress (b. 1980)
  • 2011 Nicholas Courtney, British actor (b. 1929)
  • 2016 Yolande Betbeze Fox, Miss America 1951, first to refuse to parade in a swimsuit, dies at 87